After showing a clip of wrestler/actor John Cena expressing "a genuine thank you to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia" (that moment in the Last Week Tonight segment comes in at about the 7:50 mark above), Oliver said, "It seems the WWE is as overtly pro-Saudi Arabia as it is latently homoerotic, which is to say, intensely".
There is a situation regarding the backlash of the disappearance of Washington Post reporter Jamal Khashoggi, who was a Saudi Arabian national who had been critical of aspects of the country in his reporting.
Shawn Michaels' in-ring return will take place in a tag team match at WWE Crown Jewel.
Khashoggi, an outspoken critic of the regime, hasn't been seen since entering a Saudi consulate in Islamabad on October 2.
BBC News report that a Turkish security source has video and audio proving Khashoggi was killed inside the consulate.
Several senators have come forward and urged WWE to scrap the Crown Jewel event - and its agreement with Saudi Arabia entirely - in the wake of Khashoggi's disappearance and alleged murder.
April's Greatest Royal Rumble was generally badly received by wrestling fans for being little more than a filler show - but the event was marred with more serious controversy from further afield.
As Oliver pointed out, a "much grimmer story" was going on in Saudi Arabia even then - for example, women who had campaigned for driving rights had been arrested even as their accomplishment was being heralded.
A promotional video shown during the event did feature female wrestlers, however, for which the Saudi General Sports Authority felt the need to release an apology, calling it "incident material".
Saudi Arabia's stringent laws against both women and the LGBT flies in the face of many performers in the company, not to mention the WWE's audience itself.
He said the initial feeling in the busy auction hall was "consternation" but then everyone realised it was a prank by the artist. There are voices that claim this unprecedented "instant art world history" is nothing more than a hoax.
He said Kavanaugh had been found "innocent" of the charges against him, even though the senators came to no such determination. I believe that the bi-furcation between The Trump Administration and the GOP leaders in the Congress who treated Ms.
Aladdin plans to uses these wishes to win over the handsome Princess Jasmine , but the evil Jafar has other plans. We've been waiting a long time to see Will Smith's Genie, but he wasn't in the first look footage.
Local media reported shots being fired inside the station, something which a police spokesperson later denied. She said: "We assume that a hostage has been taken, either at McDonald's or at a nearby pharmacy".
However, Gracias may not be sufficiently independent as he is invested in other companies linked with Musk, including SpaceX . Tesla's board has become a source of contention with the SEC and investors, with some viewing it as too close to Mr Musk.
Facebook says it has since fixed the flaw but it had to also reset the access tokens of around 90 million users post the breach. At that point, Facebook had started investigating the issue, so it wasn't exactly sure which users had actually been impacted.
Dier's shot against the post came a minute before the break, with Kane's header off of the bar coming six minutes after. We will change a few players for the upcoming friendly against Jordan. "We have to keep getting in those situations".
Both Mike Love and Kid Rock , two of Trump's most visible supporters within the music industry, were present at the signing. More news regarding the bill can be read over on The Rolling Stone website (here).
India received 188 votes, the highest polled by any of the 18 countries elected from the 193-member General Assembly . Among the other candidates, Eritrea has obtained 160 votes, Somalia 170 votes and the Bangladesh 178 votes.
Sony is yet to respond to the reports, but follow the above and you should be safe until a likely security patch is released. I hope anyone that's affected by this can easily reset their factory settings and get back up and running smoothly.
Samsung's new Galaxy S9 upgrade ad tries to capitalize on Apple's iPhone " battery slowdown" controversy. It will be especially interesting to compare the A9's camera against the A7 and the upcoming Galaxy S10.
Bearish Sentiment Returns To Oil Markets
Michael crashed ashore Florida on Wednesday as the third most powerful hurricane to strike the United States mainland. The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries ( OPEC ) made a similar move on Thursday.
Turkish media names alleged killers of Saudi journalist
He had apparently drawn the wrath of the Saudi government, which has become an ever-closer US ally under President Donald Trump . To reporters, to anybody. "We can not let this happen, to reporters, to anybody", Trump said.
Sears craters after filing for bankruptcy (SHLD)
Three companies that sell items at Sears told Reuters this week that Sears had missed payments to them over the past few weeks. With Sears heading toward bankruptcy, any potential for liquidation could mean an end to the lease agreements with Seritage.
Himalayan storm: Climbers' bodies removed from Nepal mountain
A helicopter was sent to investigate and spotted the bodies, but strong winds prevented the rescue team from retrieving the dead. A group of South Korean climbers and their guides have died on Nepal's Mount Gurja after a violent snowstorm hit their camp.
Manchester United plot third move to sign Aaron Ramsey
Asked if he would give Ramsey a new deal in the circumstances, Wenger replied: 'We tried that before and it still can happen'. The Gunners will take on Leicester City in their next top flight fixture at the Emirates Stadium after the worldwide break.
Umpire Angel Hernandez goes 1-for-4 on replay reviews
New York's bullpen has allowed one run in 10 innings, led by Dellin Betances , Zach Britton and Aroldis Chapman . Jonathan Holder allowed one run in two innings, making him New York's most effective pitcher in the game.
'Anti-Israeli protests to continue until end of Gaza siege'
In a statement, the army said troops "spotted a number of assailants who climbed the security fence in the southern Gaza Strip". A group of Palestinian terrorists set off a bomb on the Israel-Gaza Strip border on Friday and attacked a nearby IDF position.
Cooper Revitalizes a Star in 'A Star Is Born'
Ally's career zooms to Grammy Award-winning heights while a drunken ME humiliates her one handle of Johnnie Walker at a time. Because the soundtrack progress chronologically in accordance to the movie storyline, light spoilers are inevitable.
Trump says American investigators are in Turkey
MBS said his country will not pay Washington for its own security, saying his oil-rich kingdom was created before the US itself. Turkish officials believed that 59-year-old Khashoggi , also a Washington Post contributor, was murdered inside the consulate.